Jackie Collins, a Novelist passes away [ Current Affairs ]
American novelist Jackie Collins passed away in California, United States at age of 77 due to cancer of stage four. About Jackie Collins: Jackie Collins was born on 4th October 1937 in London, England.
- She was a British - American romance novelist.
- She had written more than 32 novels.
- Her all novels had appeared in bestsellers list of The New York Times.
- Her books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into 40 languages.
- Her first novel “The World Is Full of Married Men” was published in 1968 which was a best seller.
- Her second novel was “The Stud” which was published in 1969.
- Eight of her novels were revised for the screen as television mini - series or films.
About her achievements:
- She was appointed as Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) Birthday Honours for services to literature and charity in 2013.
- Published on: September 22, 2015